Police in Sault Ste. Marie have arrested a 39-year-old man for possession of child pornography.

The investigation goes back to April 2019, which eventually resulted in a search warrant being executed on November 12, 2019. Officers seized a cell phone during the search warrant, which police said possessed various images of child pornography.

The man is facing charges of possession of child pornography and distributing child pornography.

He was held for bail court.